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Jim Brown OK with rule preventing ballcarrier from leading with his head

Former Cleveland Browns Hall of Famer Jim Brown

Former Cleveland Browns Hall of Famer Jim Brown speaks during an NFL news conference at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. (March 18, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

PHOENIX -- Hall of Famer Jim Brown, the author of some of the most punishing and ferocious runs in football history, said he has no problem with the NFL's proposed rule that would prohibit anyone carrying the ball from initiating contact with the crown of his helmet outside of the tackle box. The reason? Because he never led with his head anyway.

"I didn't use my head," Brown, 77, said Monday...

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